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There are 8 ways to get from Gdańsk to Katowice by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Gdansk Glowny to Katowice Eic / ...

$17 - $25

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Bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Gdańsk, Gdansk to Katowice, Katowice bus station P12 / ...

$17 - $55

Rideshare  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Gdańsk to Katowice 323.5 miles

$18

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Gdańsk to Katowice 322.6 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Katowice  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Gdansk (GDN) to Katowice (KTW) GDN - KTW

$52 - $134

Fly to Krakow, bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Gdansk (GDN) to Krakow (KRK) GDN - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi

$28 - $88

Fly to Warsaw Chopin, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Gdansk (GDN) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) GDN - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice

$20 - $67

Fly to Wroclaw, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Gdansk (GDN) to Wroclaw (WRO) GDN - WRO
  2. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Katowice

$21 - $147

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gdańsk to Katowice is to rideshare which costs 68 zł and takes 6 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gdańsk to Katowice is to fly and bus which costs 100 zł - 330 zł and takes 4 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gdańsk, Gdansk and arriving at Katowice, Katowice bus station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gdansk Glowny and arriving at Katowice. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Gdańsk and Katowice is 456 km. The road distance is 516.1 km.

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The best way to get from Gdańsk to Katowice without a car is to train which takes 5 h 6 min and costs 60 zł - 90 zł.

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The train from Gdansk Glowny to Katowice takes 5 h 6 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Gdańsk to Katowice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Gdańsk, Gdansk station.

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Gdańsk to Katowice train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Gdansk Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Gdańsk to Katowice is to train which takes 5 h 6 min and costs 60 zł - 90 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65 zł - 200 zł and takes 8 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs 190 zł - 500 zł and takes 5 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Gdańsk to Katowice.
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  • Distance: 285 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

What companies run services between Gdańsk, Poland and Katowice, Poland?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Gdańsk to Katowice every 3 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 6 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Gdańsk to Katowice 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min. Leo Express s.r.o. also services this route once daily.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Gdansk to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $130
Flights from Gdansk to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $130
Flights from Gdansk to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Flights from Gdansk to Wroclaw via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via Bergen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Gdansk to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Flights from Gdansk to Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$22 - $190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gdansk to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Gdansk Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Intercity.pl
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2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Gdańsk, Gdansk to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Gdańsk Dworzec PKS to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$17 - $23
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice dw.PKS ul.Skargi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Gdańsk to Katowice
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Gdansk Airport to Katowice Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Gdańsk to Katowice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Katowice, Katowice bus station.

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Gdańsk to Katowice train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Katowice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gdańsk to Katowice is 516 km. It takes approximately 5 h to drive from Gdańsk to Katowice.

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Lufthansa, LOT and Wizz Air offer flights from Gdansk Airport to Katowice Airport.

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Book your Gdańsk to Katowice bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 992+ hotels available in Katowice. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Gdańsk and Katowice. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Gdańsk to Gdansk Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs 15 zł - 22 zł.

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